Germany is going to give its state-of-the-art Leopard tank to Ukraine. Due to this the condition of Russia has worsened. If Germany gives 14 tanks to Ukraine, then Ukrainian soldiers can take advantage of it in the occupied territory of Russia. Can kill Russian army badly. Germany claims that Leopard is the world’s most dangerous battle tank.
Ukraine needs Leopard 2A4 tanks from Germany. Germany made these tanks in eight different batches between 1985 and 1992. It is run by four people together. The length of this tank is 3.7 meters and the height is 2.79 meters. Its ground clearance is around half a metre. This tank can easily get out of a 3 meter deep pit.
Leopard tank firing shells in maneuvers, Russia is afraid of its power. (Photo: Getty)
When the Leopard-2A4 tank is empty, its weight is 52 tonnes. When it goes for battle, its weight remains 55.15 tonnes. It has a top speed of 68 kmph in the front gear, while it can reach a speed of 31 kmph in the back gear. During the war, it consumes 1160 liters of fuel. Just 900 liters like this.
This tank can go up to 340 kilometers on a normal road. Up to 220 kilometers in high-low areas. It takes ten seconds to rotate its hose. It is fitted with a 120 mm smoothbore gun. Apart from this, 2 machine guns remain deployed. Both these machine guns fire 4750 rounds in a minute. Its hose takes just 9 seconds to rotate through a complete 360 degree angle.
This tank made in Germany is being used by 15 countries of the world. (Photo: Reuters)
At present, apart from Germany, this tank is used in Austria, Canada, Chile, Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, Hungary, Indonesia, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Qatar, Singapore, Slovakia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland and Turkey. Not only this, Germany hopes that Ukraine, Bulgaria, Croatia and Romania can also buy this tank in future. Till now 15 variants of Leopard tank have been made. Which have been updated from time to time. New technology has been installed. A total of 3600 Leopard tanks have been made so far.